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Ministry Without Madness.

Author: Gordon Oliver
Publisher: New York : SPCK, 2012.
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In previous generations, ministers often enjoyed high job satisfaction. They could be clear about who they were and what they were for. Today, they are increasingly anxious about role confusion, overload and burnout. Drawing on his abundant experience in hands-on ministry and ministry education, Gordon Oliver speaks directly, with faith and with hopefulness to these realities. He explores the covenant that exists  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oliver, Gordon.
Ministry Without Madness.
New York : SPCK, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Oliver
ISBN: 9780281068494 0281068496
OCLC Number: 804665065
Description: 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Imprint; Dedication; Table of contents; Preface: From certainty to confidence --
by way of stories; Preface; 1. Called to belong ... somewhere else; 2. Finding where you belong; 3. Called to be holy; 4. Called to be human; 5. Called to serve; 6. Called to lead; 7. Called to rest and wait; 8. Called to be fools; Epilogue; Resources that can help when you need them; Notes.

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In previous generations, ministers often enjoyed high job satisfaction. They could be clear about who they were and what they were for. Today, they are increasingly anxious about role confusion, overload and burnout. Drawing on his abundant experience in hands-on ministry and ministry education, Gordon Oliver speaks directly, with faith and with hopefulness to these realities. He explores the covenant that exists between ministers and their churches and provides a clear evaluation of the structures, constraints and freedoms of ministry. With real-life stories and insightful questions for refle.

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